MS 2759 Truman Michelson linguistic notes on Peoria with comparisons in Fox
Truman Michelson's notes on Peoria phrases, handwritten individually on index cards with English translations. Some include comparisons in Meskwaki (Fox).
MS 2656 Three Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Three handwritten stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The stories are "The story of a great big snake," with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek; "South wind dance;" and "The man who was blessed by an evil manitou long ago …
MS 2760 Truman Michelson linguistic notes on Passamaquoddy text by Prince
Prince, John Dyneley, 1868-1945
Truman Michelson's linguistic notes by page and line of Passamaquoddy text by Prince, presumably John Dyneley Prince. The notes are handwritten by Michelson on index cards with a few comparisons in Meskwaki (Fox).
Mrs. J. R. Falconer photograph collection relating to Sac and Fox Reservation
Photographs depicting Sauk and Fox encampments on the Sac and Fox reservation near Tama, Iowa. They include images of dwellings, people, wagons, and horses.
Postcard collection relating to Fox and other Native American tribes
12 photographic postcards and prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
The collection consists largely of images of Fox Indians of Tama, Iowa, including portraits of families, delegates, and dancers, as well as images of food preparation and a wigwam. It also includes images of a Taos woman baking and portraits of Crow, Dakota, Navajo, and Winnebago people, including Chief Spotted …
Bureau of American Ethnology photograph albums of Native Americans
Photograph albums prepared by the Bureau of American Ethnology or the photographic lab, possibly for reference purposes by staff. The use of such albums has been mentioned by BAE photographer De Lancey W. Gill. The albums contain photographs made from the Bureau of American Ethnology's collection of negatives, documenting Apache …
McKenney and Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America folios and lithographs
Hall, James, 1793-1868
This collection contains all 20 original folios of Thomas Loraine Mckenney and James Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs. The folios were published and sent to subscribers between 1836-1844 and include 120 hand-colored lithographic plates. As Superintendent of Indian Affairs from 1824-1830, McKenney commissioned and collected portraits of Native American leaders, the majority painted by Charles Bird King. These portraits, along with biographical text by James Hall, form the basis of History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
John O'Leary photographs of Native American gatherings and artifacts
94 Copy negatives
Copies of photographs depicting American Indian gatherings, including those at Pine Ridge and Chicago American Indian Center Exposition. Additionally, there are images of Sioux, Winnebago, and Navajo artifacts and art, and historical sites relating to Chief Red Cloud. Also included are photographs of Kiowa Indians, made by Kiowa photographer Horace …
Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals poster collection
This collections includes 26 posters that were part of the traveling exhibiton "Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals" curated by Phoebe Farris in 2005.
MS 3189 Kickapoo stories by Joseph Murdock
Three notebooks containing stories handwritten in Kickapoo by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Oklahoma. There are a few titles and notes written in English. The following is a list of the titles, translated into English. The list may not reflect the physical arrangement of the stories.